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As reported in Washington Business Journal ...  Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. based in Bethesda, Maryland says an effort to collect used prosthetic limbs at its patient care centers across the country has resulted in 25,000 pounds of used prosthetic components...

...The limbs are being donated to Physicians for Peace, which will eventually send them to health care providers for new amputee earthquake survivors in Haiti...

...Hanger previously committed $250,000 in funding and orthopedic devices to help with medical needs of those affected by the earthquake ...Hanger and Norfolk, Virginia.-based Physicians for Peace have been providing amputee rehabilitation in Haiti since 2005...

...Hanger has about 670 patient care centers in 44 states...

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